The Source

Bills Introduced

Abortion

H.R. 771—Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA)/Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Oversight and Government Reform (1/31/17)—A bill to ensure affordable abortion coverage and care for every woman, and for other purposes.

S. 301—Sen. James Lankford (R-OK)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (2/3/17)—A bill to prohibit governmental discrimination against providers of health services that are not involved in abortion.

H.R. 853—Rep. Diane Black (R-TN)/Energy and Commerce (2/3/17)—A bill to prohibit federal funding to entities that do not certify the entities will not perform, or provide any funding to any other entity that performs, an abortion. 

Human Trafficking

S.Res. 75—Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT)/Judiciary (1/31/17)—A resolution expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding sexually exploited and trafficked girls in the United States.

H.R. 767—Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN)/ Energy and Commerce (1/31/17)—A bill to establish the Stop, Observe, Ask, and Respond to Health and Wellness Training pilot program to address human trafficking in the health care system.

S. 256—Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (2/1/17)—A bill to establish the Stop, Observe, Ask, and Respond to Health and Wellness Training pilot program to address human trafficking in the health care system.

Judiciary

H.J. Res. 53—Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA)/Judiciary (1/31/17)—A joint resolution removing the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment.

Miscellaneous

S. Res. 45—Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI)/Judiciary (2/3/17)—A resolution designating February 2017 as “American Heart Month” and February 3, 2017, as “National Wear Red Day.”

Reproductive Health

S. 241—-Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (1/30/17)—-A bill to prohibit federal funding of Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

S.J. Res. 13—Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA)/Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (1/30/17)—A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval of the final rule submitted by the secretary of Health and Human Services relating to compliance with title X requirements by project recipients in selecting subrecipients.

H.J. Res. 39—Rep. Luke Messer (R-IN)/Energy and Commerce (1/30/17)—A joint resolution disapproving a rule submitted by the Department of Health and Human Services relating to “Compliance with Title X Requirements by Project Recipients in Selecting Subrecipients.”

H.J. Res. 43—Rep. Diane Black (R-TN)/Energy and Commerce (1/30/17)—A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval of the final rule submitted by secretary of Health and Human Services relating to compliance with title X requirements by project recipients in selecting subrecipients.

Tax Policy

H.R. 775—Rep. John Moolenaar (R-MI)/Ways and Means (1/31/17)—A bill to adjust the $5,000 limitation with respect to dependent care assistance programs and flexible spending arrangements.

H.R. 798—Rep. Jenniffer González Colón (R-PR)/Ways and Means (2/1/17)—A bill to provide equitable treatment for residents of Puerto Rico with respect to the refundable portion of the child tax credit and to provide the same treatment to families in Puerto Rico with one child or two children that is currently provided to island families with three or more children.

H.R. 819—Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA)/Ways and Means (2/2/17)—A bill to prohibit aliens in an unlawful immigration status from claiming the earned income tax credit.

H.R. 821—Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT)/ Ways and Means (2/2/17)—A bill to increase the child credit for children under the age of six, and for other purposes.

H.R. 822—Rep. Richard Neal (D-MA)/Ways and Means (2/2/17)—A bill to make improvements in the earned income tax credit.

Violence Against Women

S. Res. 41—Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)/Considered and agreed to (2/1/17)—A resolution raising awareness and encouraging the prevention of stalking by designating January 2017 as “National Stalking Awareness Month.”

H.R. 866—Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY)/Judiciary (2/3/17)—A bill to extend the coverage of the federal prohibition against stalking in order to provide protection to friends and co-workers, and for other purposes.